– Bajaj Pulsar 250 is likely to be powered by KTM Duke 250’s 248.76cc, single-cylinder petrol engine.
– Likely to be launched in 2019, the Pulsar 250 will get ABS, monoshock suspension unit and FI as standard.
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Homegrown two-wheeler maker, Bajaj has started working on the next generation UG6 Pulsar. If reports are to be believed, the company is also considering launching a 250cc Pulsar. The new Bajaj Pulsar range will come with BSVI compliant engines and are likely to be launched in India in 2019. The Bajaj Pulsar 250 is also expected to be launched sometime in 2019 and will be equipped with Fuel injection, monoshock and ABS as standard.
The next Pulsar range platform is reportedly to be versatile enough to accommodate engines ranging from 150cc to 250cc. And, this is the reason behind the consideration for a more powerful Pulsar 250. The 2019 Bajaj Pulsar 250 will directly rival the likes of Yamaha FZ25 and KTM Duke 250. It is expected that the new model will share the engine with KTM Duke 250; however, this engine will be tuned for better fuel efficiency.
Bajaj currently sells the Pulsar 135, 150, 180 and 220, but the company will retain the 150cc and 220cc variants as they continue to sell in good numbers. The 135cc and 180cc variants are likely to be discontinued. Interestingly, the company might also discontinue the 200cc Pulsars and could launch the RS 250 and NS 250 in the market.
Bajaj will launch the next-generation UG6 Pulsar range in 2019. It is expected that the Pulsar 250 will also go on sale sometime in 2019. We will update our readers as soon as Bajaj announces anything on the same. Read – 2018 Bajaj Avenger 180 Launched
Since the next Pulsar range will come with ABS and monoshock suspension setup as standard, they expected to be priced slightly on higher side. The 250cc model will be launched as flagship Pulsar and is likely to carry a price tag of around 1.25 – 1.35 lakh. Read – Bajaj Dominar 400 – All Details
The Pulsar 250 is expected to share the mechanics with the KTM Duke 250. It is likely to be equipped with a 248.76cc single-cylinder petrol engine, but with Bajaj’s triple spark ignition technology. While powering Duke, this engine churns out 29.60bhp of power and 24Nm of torque. The company is expected to de-tune this engine to offer better fuel efficiency. Power will be transmitted to the rear wheel via a 6-speed gearbox.
Source – ACI